11
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9answers
5k views

Is Apple TV intelligent enough to stream directly from a NAS?

I'm considering purchasing an Apple TV. I understand that I need to include movies in iTunes in order to play them on the device. On my iMac, my movies are linked in iTunes over a shared drive to my ...
2
votes
1answer
505 views

Sending Network (.m3u8) Stream to AirPlay?

I have a Mac, an Apple TV, and I have a network video stream (.../stream.m3u8) that I'd like to send over AirPlay to my Apple TV. If I open it in QuickTime/VLC, it plays great, but neither support ...
0
votes
0answers
159 views

Stream slow motion videos via Airplay?

When I play slo-mo videos through my AppleTV, only the audio goes through with a blank screen. How can I get the video to be streamed as well ?
0
votes
1answer
101 views

Update to Apple TV 6.0 has stopped certain movies from being shown from my itunes

After updating to the latest Apple TV software 6.0 certain seemingly random movies are now no longer available. These are all movies from my iTunes library that I ripped myself. I can't see why its ...
1
vote
0answers
194 views

iTunes home sharing playback position when streaming to iOS device

I am using a Mac mini as a home theater streaming computer, with Home Sharing in iTunes to view the movies in my iTunes library either on my Apple TV or my iOS devices. In cases where I do not finish ...
5
votes
1answer
94 views

How do I stop iTunes 11 from randomly match SD and HD episodes of a TV-series?

I'm trying to add my entire TV-series collection to iTunes so I easily can view it on my AppleTV. Everything was great until I tried to add DVD-rips and BD-rips of the same show. Now it just randomly ...
3
votes
1answer
984 views

Unable to add self-ripped HD+SD encodes to iTunes 11

For a while now, iTunes has supported the concept of "HD+SD" files. Instead of having two separate files, one for the SD version and another for the HD version of a movie or TV show, iTunes can ...
3
votes
2answers
534 views

Does iTunes have a limit on the number of movies it can list?

I have a very annoying problem. Using HandBrake I have been able to rip and hereafter metatag all the family's 1500 movies for our iTunes library. Once, I couldn't find the movie I was looking for, ...
1
vote
1answer
371 views

iTunes Movie DRM and Legalities

Before I start, I'd like to be very clear: I have no intention of pirating anything. I like buying movies, I respect that the money pays for more to be made, lines pockets and generally keeps things ...
2
votes
0answers
552 views

Why do YouTube videos take longer than the length of the video to load?

I've been using my AppleTV (3rd generation) to watch YouTube videos for some time, and have been encountering an increasingly frustrating issue. Videos have been taking longer to load than the length ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

How to turn on Youtube Subtitles in AppleTV?

The youtube video is subtitled, how can I turn it on on my Apple TV? I tried configuring languages and closed caption, but didn't work.
2
votes
2answers
458 views

Are there known DTS or Dolby Digital encoded videos readily available on Apple TV for testing?

I am trying to troubleshoot playback of discretely encoded 5.1 audio on Apple TV. It is apparent that Apple TV can "pass through" Dolby Digital (aka AC-3). Are there readily available video clips ...
1
vote
1answer
922 views

Is there a way to stream live video from an iPad to an Apple TV?

AirPlay is a great feature for stream audio/video to iOS devices, but can you stream live video? For example, instead of recording the video and then streaming it, can you just stream on the fly? I ...
0
votes
1answer
760 views

Is there a way to stream what is on my Mac's screen to my TV?

I want to buy a Mac App Store game, but I don't want to play it in an office chair: I want to sit in front of my TV! Is there a way to stream the video output of Mac, wirelessly, to my television? The ...
9
votes
3answers
73k views

Can I stream any video played with VLC player to Apple TV?

Can I stream any video played with VLC player to Apple TV ? Any additional plug-in for it...?
8
votes
4answers
34k views

Is there a way to stream video to an Apple TV without iTunes?

Can I stream video to an Apple TV without using iTunes? iTunes is good, but if I can have another way to stream video, it would be great.
0
votes
1answer
261 views

How to access a video podcast playlist on the AppleTV 2G

In my iTunes library, I have a playlist which contains several video podcasts. However, I cannot seem to access this playlist on my AppleTV 2G although all of my music playlists show up as do the TV ...
6
votes
1answer
482 views

Apple TV (2nd generation) - video quality seems poor

I thought I'd switch from a Mac Mini to the new Apple TV (2nd generation) as my primary video device. Unfortunately I find the video quality disappointing: Text (menus, etc.) is shimmery, and video ...
1
vote
2answers
311 views

Encoding video for the new (2010) Apple TV

What applications are recommended for encoding existing videos from various sources (ripped DVDs, MKVs, AVIs ...) into a format playable by the new (2010) Apple TV?
4
votes
2answers
291 views

Should I get the new Apple TV if I don't have a digital TV?

I have been considering buying the new Apple TV. Maybe the biggest reason is for Netflix streaming. However, I do not own a digital TV, and the only output on the Apple TV is HDMI. I could get a box ...
3
votes
2answers
414 views

What media formats are playable/streamable on Apple TV?

For both the new (tiny) generation, and the last generation, what media formats and codecs are supported for streaming to Apple TV? How does that streaming work -- is it all iTunes-based, or are ...